The world of Teren Ves is engaged in an grim and epic struggle.
The Church of the Awakening has defeated the corrupt Magi and their Nightmare servants. The decadent city-states of the Bijuterie struggle over the remnants of their ancient empire. The holy Esperan Principality acts as a buffer between the civilized south and the barbaric Kubellin Tribes of the north. The Merchant-Lords of Floare spread their webs of finance and trade across the known world.